Retro Comedy Night – a new season!

We adore this time of year: The crisp evenings, the dewy mornings, the blazing leaves. There’s football, if you’re into that; and pumpkin-spiced everything; and, of course, all the potential of a new TV season. Now, Milwaukee Comedy is presenting one more spectacle to anticipate: The return of Retro Comedy Night. Retro Comedy Night – 8…

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Comedy Fest profile: Dynamo Kickstand

(photo by Darin Dubinsky) Known better for their individual accomplishments as stand-up comedians, Greg Bach, Ryan Lowe and Stacy Pawlowski got a chance to work together writing an overnight comedy sketch for the semi-annual Sketch 22 show. They so enjoyed the experience that they formed their own sketch group and called it Dynamo Kickstand. The…

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Throwback Thursday – Allison Dunne

Go to the intersection of storytelling and comedy, and you’ll find a monthly show called “Throwback Thursday – Truths in Comedy,” showcasing the revelations of regional comedians. This month, Throwback Thursday features Allison Dunne, a young comedian who stepped into the Milwaukee comedy scene just a couple of years ago and quickly became a widely popular, prolific…

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Very Funny People (in Tosa)

Judging from the posts on Facebook, this gig is close to sold out, but there’s no harm in sharing the news. Very Funny People – March 21, Mo’s in Wauwatosa It’s a Very Simply Titled comedy show Saturday night featuring some of our favorite Milwaukee comedy folks. Or as it says on Facebook: Meet us…

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Dynamo Kickstand sketch show Oct. 18

[su_youtube url=”http://youtu.be/WXeDflw3q-8?list=UUGGRtzGXpe37qM-_8xtIUFw” width=”460″ height=”300″] Dynamo Kickstand. Add that name to the list of Milwaukee’s growing sketch comedy scene. Veteran comedians Stacy Pawlowski, Ryan Lowe and Greg Bach have teamed up to present their own hilarious take on things in a debut show at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. As Greg and Ryan recount in the Milwaukee…

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Ragtime Variety Hour Friday

The Ragtime Variety Hour is an all-new show that showcases standup comedy and sketch comedy and sprinkles it with music in between. It’s presented by Lisan Wood and Liza Marie and “features comedians and musicians from Milwaukee and beyond” as they say. Among the comedians: Sammy Arechar Frankie JM Stacy Pawlowski Allison Dunne  Powering the…

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Open Mic Contest – Full Frontal Funny!

Full Fontal Funny is hosting what they call “Milwaukee’s only original open mic contest“. Normally taking place the 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month, this week the Semi- Finals are on Friday. The contest has already featured some top Milwaukee talent including Andy North, Jason Hillman and Stacy Pawlowski. You can check it out…

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An Interview with Mel from Hardcore Comedy

Bay View’s Cactus Club is known for bringing in acts that rock and audiences that are ready for something beyond the standard entertainment. One year ago, they started doing this in a new way, when they paired with Hardcore Comedy Show to bring local comedians in to rock the room with laughs. We spoke to…

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